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Man gets six months for massive littering near Telluride

Jesse Paul
The Denver Post
Authorities released this photo showing debris that was dumped at an encampment near Telluride. Benjamin Yoho was sentenced to six months in federal prison for dumping the debris.
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DENVER — A western Colorado man was sentenced this week to six months in federal prison this for leaving about 8,500 pounds of debris from an encampment near Telluride over more than a year.

Federal prosecutors say Benjamin Yoho, 41, dumped the debris between October 2014 and April in the Uncompahgre National Forest near the Jud Wiebe Trail.

Authorities say he built a structure in the forest where he lived.

Read more: http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_28831486/feds-colorado-man-gets-6-months-massive-littering


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